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NRF 2018

Where big things happen   I just returned from The National Retail Federation’s Big Show in New York. This was my thirty sixth year of attending and without a doubt this was it was as interesting and exciting as ever....

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What You Need to Know Before You Buy a New POS System!

Always remember that the software you choose needs to improve your ability to do business. The technology of the system is secondary to the functionality of the software. Evaluate your needs When considering the purchase of a new POS system,...

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Digital Disruption and How It’s Effecting Retail

Unless you've been hibernating for the last decade and haven't noticed that digital disruption has caused a major C change in many industries, let's start with the obvious newspapers. The newspaper industry has been under siege barely staying alive through...

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Now’s the time to review and analyze your holiday sales!

If your season was successful or not it’s time to step back and take stock. The NRF has reported that overall holiday sales were up approximately 4.9% with $682 billion in sales up from $655 billion in 2016. Were you...

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Retail Innovation Conference

The Center of Retail Transformation… In The Center of the Retail World Get ready to drive change across channels and customer touch points. Disruptive brands and innovative thinkers are raising the bar for all retail companies. Hear from these leaders,...

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Gifts Cards are still relevant!

Retailers in this new digital marketing age are looking for new ways to connect and keep customers. Sometimes it’s not the newest widget that’s needed but something that’s tried and true. Gift cards fall into that category. The NRF predicts...

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NRF 2018 Recap

NRF 2018 Recap We've captured all the highlights and "must-see" moments all in one place. Continue to check back for articles, videos, presentations, photos and more in the days following the event.


More retail disruption with the merger of CVS and Aetna

The “disruption” in retail takes another interesting turn with the possible merger of CVS and Aetna. The goal for CVS is to drive those insured under Aetna health insurance to their locations for prescriptions and the walk in health clinics....

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